Real Mama Life : The Cupboards are Bare!!!

There are some very real benefits to all the preserving and canning I do.  Not just because of the health benefits of eating food that is preserved while it is in season but because very rarely are the cupboards really bare. Tonight was one of those nights…..we have been in and out of town so […]

Vegetable Stock and Curry Sweet Potato Soup

We have now come out the other end of ‘tag you’re it’ stomach flu.  I always think I have somehow managed to avoid what ever the kids have brought home but oh how the mighty do fall. Auto-immune diseases and all I actually fared pretty well.  Everyone else in the family spent at least 12 […]

Roasted Curry Vegetable Soup

It has been bone chillingly cold here.  Even with the furnace blasting away, I am cold.  Like shivering cold.  I know I am suffering more than most because of a mismanaged thyroid disease but holy moly it would be nice to feel my toes again!! Not only am I craving warming spices, like cumin, cinnamon […]

Tom Kha Gai or Tom Kha Goong

I am officially completely obsessed with this soup.  I don’t mean in a ‘I like to eat it’ way but that I would bathe in it if you weren’t going to judge me.  I have made 3 batches of it since Sunday (it is Tuesday).  I love the smell, the sweet, salty, sour and bitterness, […]